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Dark Tower has exciting, dangerous potential for source material changes

The works of Stephen King long have been adapted to the big screen, but for the first time, his Dark Tower series will grace theaters across the nation. “The Dark Tower” officially opens Aug. 4, but fans of King’s literature have been waiting for this release date since at least […]

English muffin spread makes versatile breakfast baked goods even tastier

English muffins are a breakfast staple in some households.   Before she passed away, my grandmother’s kitchen always had these muffins hidden away in it. It was not uncommon to find her in the morning, eating peanut butter on her muffin. It is a versatile breakfast baked good that can […]

A Name Unknown is a marvelous addition to Roseanna White bibliography

Roseanna M. White’s newest novel, A Name Unknown, is a marvelous addition to the author’s bibliography. I have read several of her novels in the past and enjoyed them all greatly. However, A Name Unknown quite possibly is my favorite of all of them. The setting of Cornwall was absolutely […]

A Holiday in Bath features three delightful Regency-era clean romances

From the publisher of the USA TODAY bestselling and No. 1 Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthology series in Clean Romance comes A Holiday in Bath, featuring three brand-new Regency romance novellas by Julie Daines, Caroline Warfield and Jaima Fixsen. A Holiday in Bath is a delightful collection of Regency-era short fiction. […]

“American Gods” brings classical mythic elements to mature TV audiences

Several unusual television shows have been released the last few years — among them “American Gods.” The plot of this new Starz series reminds me of the complexities one might find in Greek literature such as “The Odyssey.” Scripted as a new form of American mythology, this series is based […]

Jeanne M. Dickson’s Grounded Hearts giveaway and blog tour

What do you get when you mix World War II, a brave midwife, a wounded pilot and a risky secret? Jeanne M. Dickson’s new historical fiction novel, Grounded Hearts. When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by […]

The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson: Riveting speculative fiction

Click here to purchase. About the Book Book title: The Girl Who Could See Author: Kara Swanson Release date: June 1, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy/Young Adult All her life Fern has been told she is blind to reality — but what if she is the only one who can […]

“John Wick 2” lives up to weight of predecessor, silences Reeves doubters

I was introduced to “John Wick” by my loving husband — a gift, I think, more for him than for me. There is something to be said for the sheer amount of action-packed footage found in the original movie. I always have been captivated by the concept of honor among thieves. […]

Darker side of Jackie Chan on full display in new “The Foreigner” trailer

I grew up watching action films, having been instilled with an appreciation of various martial arts and martial arts movies by my father from a very young age. As much as Disney was a part of my youth, so too were the works of Bruce and Brandon Lee, Jet Li, […]

Easy chicken salad a helpful recipe to avoid cooking on hot summer days

Summer meals are difficult to plan for sometimes. Longer days make for longer working hours in some households. In ours, the days always are long. Let’s face it — no one wants to turn on the stove or the oven when temperatures reach the upper 90s. This chicken salad can be […]